Grilled Sea Scallop Skewers

Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 12:00AM

We have found the perfect recipe, Grilled Sea Scallop Skewers with Creamy Hot Pepper and Garlic Vinaigrette with Toasted Breadcrumbs. They are super easy to make, and packed with flavor! For presentation purposes serve over a bed of baby spinach.

We’re willing to bet there will not be any leftovers!!

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  • Mayo, ½ Cup

  • Dijon Mustard, 2 tablespoons

  • Red Wine Vinegar, 3 tablespoons

  • Lemon Juice, 2 tablespoons ( Fresh, or pre-packaged)

  • Olive Oil, 4 tablespoons

Spices and Herbs-

  • Parsley, 3 tablespoons, flat-leaf and finely chopped

  • Thyme, 2 teaspoons (fresh)

  • Hot Cherry Peppers, ¼ cup, chopped

  • Fresh Ground Black Pepper

  • Salt

  • Lemon Zest, 1 teaspoon


  • White Bread, 4 slices, remove crust, process finely

  • Sea Scallops, Large, 16 to 20  (Pat dry)

  • Wooden Skewers, 6, soak in water


  1. Combine mayo, vinegar, cherry peppers, parsley (2 tablespoons), mustard, olive oil (2 tablespoons), lemon juice, thyme and garlic in blender. Create a smooth puree, use salt and pepper to season.

  2. Using a medium saute pan, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil on high, and add breadcrumbs. Cook until light brown in color and remove from heat. Stir in leftover parsley and zest of lemon. Again, use salt and pepper to season.

  3. Preheat grill to high.

  4. Pierce 2 to 3 scallops on 2 skewers, this will help them lay flat. Brush scallops with oil, season with salt and pepper. Flip scallops once they are caramelized, it will take about 3 minutes, cook for another 30 seconds. Remove from grill and place onto dish, drizzle with vinaigrette mixture, and sprinkle breadcrumbs.

Grilled Sea Scallop Skewers

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